The Australian Short Story Festival secured its place as a significant event in the Australian literary calendar following the outstanding success of our inaugural festival held in Perth last weekend, October 21-23. More than 1100 of you attended the three-day festival, showcasing Read More
The full program for the 2016 Australian Short Story Festival has now been announced. This is a very exciting development in literature festivals for Australia – full program and tickets are available here. We hope to see you at the festival over the Read More
We are delighted to announce Jason Cleary as Program Manager for the 2016 Australian Short Story Festival. Jason previously worked at RTRFM and will bring his wealth of programming and event management experience to this year’s festival. Welcome, Jason! We can’t wait to Read More
We are delighted and honoured that Cate Kennedy has accepted our invitation to give the Opening Address at the inaugural Australian Short Story Festival in October. Cate is an award-winning short-story writer whose work has been published widely. Her collection, Dark Roots, Read More
The Australian Short Story Festival website has arrived! We’re a bit short on content right now; but hey, we’re writers — we’ll think of something to say! Stay tuned for more developments as they happen.
(This photo courtesy of Cygnis insignis) Meet Our Sponsors: State Library of Western Australia State Library of Western Australia is housed in the Alexander Library Building. The State Library will be supporting the Festival by providing us with a venue space free Read More
Meet Our Supporters: Fremantle Press We are delighted to welcome Fremantle Press as a support of The Australian Short Story Festival. Fremantle Press is an independent not-for-profit publishing house renowned for producing books of high quality. Publications include works by new Read More
Meet Our Supporters: Northbridge Piazza A massive thank you to Northbridge Piazza for supporting the Australian Short Story Festival which will take place in Perth in October this year. The piazza will be the venue of our yarn session and urban writing Read More